1B,RF,DH - Baltimore Orioles
Anthony Santander signed a one-year deal worth $11.7 million with the Orioles to avoid arbitration.
Santander is coming off a huge 28 home run season with 95 RBIs while hitting .257 at the plate. He figures to remain a huge part of the middle of the Orioles lineup.
Anthony Santander is back in the lineup for the Baltimore Orioles against the Boston Red Sox Saturday.
Santander returns after sitting out for regular rest Friday night, batting third and occupying the designated hitter spot against the Red Sox Saturday.
Anthony Santander's performance in the game was solid, as he blasted a solo home run in the 2-0 victory.
With a season batting average of .256 and 28 home runs, Santander has been a consistent power threat for the Orioles this year. While his strikeout rate of 0.230 and walk rate of 0.085 leave something to be desired, his overall production has made him a valuable fantasy asset in many leagues.
Despite the loss, Santander's performance in Friday's game showcased his ability to come through in key situations, as he collected 3 hits, including a double, and scored a run.
With 146 games played, Santander has been a consistent presence in the Orioles' lineup, maintaining a .257 batting average and displaying power with 27 home runs. While his strikeout rate remains a concern, his ability to drive in runs makes him a valuable fantasy asset moving forward.
Anthony Santander went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in the Orioles' 10-3 victory over the Angels on Wednesday.
Santander's solid season-long numbers, including 27 home runs and 82 RBI in 131 games played, further solidify his value as a reliable offensive contributor. With a respectable batting average of .259 and a solid wOBA of .353, Santander has proven to be a valuable asset in fantasy baseball leagues.